Management Information System Objective Test - Set 22 - ObjectiveBooks

Management Information System Objective Test - Set 22

Practice Test: Question Set - 22

1. The online, softcopy display of a customer's charge account to respond to an inquiry is an example of a(n):
    (A) Regularly scheduled report
    (B) On-demand report
    (C) Exception report
    (D) Forecasting report

2. A central purpose of most decision-support systems is
    (A) To build a model of the decision-making problem
    (B) To design a data-base management system
    (C) To build an expert system
    (D) To determine the key decisions in the problem area

3. Which of the following is not true of the EDP Auditors Foundation?
    (A) It publishes a journal, The EDP Auditor
    (B) It sponsors the CIS A examination
    (C) It is a professional association of those auditors who specialize in EDP
    (D) It is a member of the AFIPS

4. Data base preparation would be most difficult in a(n)
    (A) College or university
    (B) Supermarket
    (C) Hospital
    (D) Bank

5. Which of the following is not a key component of the evaluation process in building a DSS?
    (A) Criteria for evaluation
    (B) Means of measuring system-development time spent on the project
    (C) Means of monitoring the progress of the DSS
    (D) Formal review process

6. With respect to personnel matters in the United States, ERISA stands for
    (A) Earnings and Revenue Information System Administration
    (B) Early Retirement Income Standards Act
    (C) Employee Review-in-Service Administration
    (D) Employee Retirement Income Security Act

7. Encryption is being used primarily with
    (A) File retention
    (B) Transaction entry
    (C) Computer processing
    (D) Data communication

8. Working at home might seem like an interesting option. However, _______ contact with other co-workers does have advantages.
    (A) Tele-conferencing
    (B) Communication
    (C) Face-to face
    (D) Top-to-bottom

9. Critical path of the PERT chart is:
    (A) Path which takes the longest time to complete the project
    (B) The shortest path
    (C) Both of the above
    (D) Path which takes the shortest time to complete the project

10. The journal voucher file includes
    (A) General ledger accounts involved
    (B) Date of entry
    (C) Rupees Posted to each account
    (D) None of the above

11. ________ means that the manager spends his or her time dealing with exceptions or those situations which are out of control
    (A) Relevant
    (B) Management by exception
    (C) Predictive reports
    (D) Control

12. Which of the following usually receives formal education on their role in the MIS
    (A) Government
    (B) Stockholders
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

13. ________ decisions concern the execution of specific tasks to assure that they are. carried out efficiently and effectively.
    (A) Tactical
    (B) Strategic
    (C) Operational
    (D) Management

14. A device is said to be ________ when it is accessible to, or under the control of, the processor
    (A) People
    (B) Icons
    (C) Information system
    (D) On-line

15. A ________ decision is routine one that's made following the completion of a preplanned series of steps.
    (A) Strategic
    (B) Structured
    (C) Simulation
    (D) Tactical

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